Tag: comedy central

Oklahoma Teachers Aren’t Taking the Government’s Crap Anymore – The Jim Jefferies Show

– The news this week was once again filled with footage of marches across the country. But this time, they weren’t organized by petulant children demanding gun control. No, instead, it was the pesky people who teach them. – [News Anchor] In Oklahoma and Kentucky, thousands of teachers taking to the streets, marching on their state capitals. Teachers in this...

Human progress and how we might blow it (Jonah Goldberg’s “Suicide of the West”) | reTHINK TANK

According to the book of Genesis, the first humans lived in an earthly paradise. But man’s natural state was no Eden. Instead, it consisted of grinding poverty punctuated by horrific violence, terminated with an early death. Yet despite the progress since our caveman days, many think there’s something inherently alienating or unfair or just plain wrong about the present. People...

Alicia Menendez – “The Likeability Trap” and the Challenges Female Politicians Face | The Daily Show

This book, I feel, speaks perfectly to what we are subconsciously dealing with in every single debate, the likeability trap. How do you become likeable as a candidate, whilst, at the same time, still being yourself as a person? Why is that so difficult to achieve? It’s difficult to achieve across the board because likeability is so wildly subjective. But...